Recent News - Peter C. Contino


Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 19, 2017
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 20 attorneys were named to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 10 attorneys were named New York Metro Rising Stars. *Brian Bank – Business Litigation Todd M. Belous – Professional Liability: Defense *Michelle Bholan – Business Litigation Jonathan B. Bruno – Professional Liability:  Defense …
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Krinick, Contino, Belous and Biscone Prevail in Famous Fashion Icon Estate Appeal
August 23, 2017
Evan Krinick, Peter Contino, Todd Belous and Merril Biscone were successful in convincing the Appellate Division, Second Department that the pre-answer motion to dismiss the complaint made on behalf of our clients, the attorneys for the estate of a famous fashion icon, was properly granted. This case stemmed from the fashion icon’s contractual promise from …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 11, 2016 | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Health Services | Insurance Coverage
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that twenty attorneys were named to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and five attorneys were named as New York Metro Rising Stars. Being named a Super Lawyer is a tremendous honor reserved for only the top 5% of all lawyers in a …
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Contino & Lastorino Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal Based on Lack of Personal Jurisdiction
September 16, 2016 | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability
Peter C. Contino and Carol A. Lastorino secured a pre-answer dismissal of the complaint against our client, an out-of-state attorney and law firm, arising out of an out-of-state litigation based on the lack of personal jurisdiction.  Plaintiff argued that the Court had personal jurisdiction over the defendants because the law firm previously maintained an office …
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Contino and Belous Obtain Dismissal of Grievance
August 3, 2016 | Professional Liability
Peter Contino and Todd Belous recently obtained a dismissal of a grievance against our client based on the alleged disclosure of confidential information.  The Grievance Committee found that the attorney did not violate the Rules of Professional Conduct.  This is Peter and Todd’s fourth victory on the client’s behalf in four separate but inter-related matters …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2015 New York Metro SuperLawyers
September 30, 2015 | Professional Liability | Corporate
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that sixteen attorneys have been named to the 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and four attorneys were named as New York Metro Rising Stars. Rivkin attorneys were named SuperLawyers in the categories of Appellate Law, Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, Construction Litigation, Health Care Law, Insurance Coverage and Professional …
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Peter Contino to speak at the ABA Spring 2013 National Legal Malpractice Conference
April 24, 2013 | Professional Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Peter Contino, a partner in the firm’s Product Liability and Toxic Tort and Professional Liability Practice Groups, will participate in a breakout session entitled, “An Overview of Federal Statutes and Regulations: Traps and a Little Salvation” and will also present a clinic entitled, “The Noerr-Pennington Doctrine:  A war story about a lawyer’s salvation.” Description: Though some federal …
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Chatzinoff, Conneely, Contino & Cornachio Among LI’s Top Legal Eagles
August 31, 2010 | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Appeals | Employment & Labor | Corporate
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler is please to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been named among the Top Rated Attorneys in Nassau and Suffolk Counties by PULSE Magazine for 2010.  The list was compiled from Lexis Nexis Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, identifying lawyers who are “AV Preeminent” – the highest Peer …
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Loss Prevention – Professionals/Consultants
June 2, 2010 | Professional Liability
On June 2, 2010, Peter Contino, a partner in the firm’s Professional Liability Practice Group, presented a seminar entitled, “Loss Prevention – Professionals/Consultant.” …
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